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You Must Be Joking! (1965)

 |  Comedy  |  October 1965 (USA)
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Tim Morton
Sgt. Maj. McGregor
Capt. Tabasco
Gen. Lockwood
Sgt. Clegg
Young Husband
Gabriella Licudi ...
Patricia Viterbo ...
Sylvie Tarnet
Maj. Foskett
Lee Montague ...
SSgt. Mansfield
Irene Handl ...
Elderly Woman
Richard Wattis ...
Miles Malleson ...
Gwendolyn Watts ...
Young Wife


A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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It's a mad-mad whirl of a hunt for guys and gals and goodies!







Release Date:

October 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rena rama snurren!  »

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1.85 : 1
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Cracking Comedy!
24 September 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This really is an unsung little gem that is well worthy of general release. From start to finish, it is a fast paced film with some excellent scenes involving a superb cast. A feast of British comic actors with American star, Michael Callan, thrown in for good measure. Everyone performs well, and they look like they had a whale of a time making this movie. Special mention must go to the one and only Terry-Thomas as the army phsycologist, who even manages to reprise his famous "hard cheese" retort! Lionel Jeffries is outstanding too, and there's great support from Bernard Cribbins, Denholm Elliott and Wilfred Hyde-White. To anyone who enjoys fun-filled, brisk, British comedies, this is not to be missed.

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